Surrey Memorial Hospital Medical Staff Association

In the Media – Emergency Department Staffing Crisis

In the Media – Emergency Department Staffing Crisis
Earlier this month, the MSA wrote to the Honorable Minister Adrian Dix to express their deep concerns regarding the conditions in the Emergency Department and its effects on patient care. The letter was also sent to Victoria Lee, CEO of Fraser Health, and was shared with the media.
Medical Staff at SMH have been interviewed by the media regarding the current ED conditions, all news stories and interviews can be found below.
Minister Adrian Dix responds to ongoing concerns at Surrey Memorial Hospital; announces expansion of services: Watch video on CBC News
All articles and videos:

Article: Vancouver Sun – Nanaimo ER Doctor Raises the Alarm About Dire Conditions

Article: DailyHive – Triage Birth Surrey Memorial Apology

Podcast: The Jas Johal Show

Video: CBC Canada – ER Diversion for Surrey Memorial Hospital Only Responsible Thing to Do’ if New Hospitalists Aren’t Hired

Article: CTV Vancouver – Doctor’s widow frustrated by lack of specialized equipment for Surrey heart patients

Video: Global News – B.C. Health Minister reacts to Surrey emergency doctor’s cry for help

Video: Global News – Gaining a perspective about the ‘crisis’ at Surrey Memorial Hospital

Video: Global News – Women’s health providers slam Surrey Memorial Hospital’s resource crisis in letter

Podcast: CBC Gloria Macarenko – Crisis at Surrey Memorial Hospital

Video: CTV News – Surrey Memorial Staff Crisis

Video: Global News – Women Health Providers Slam Surrey Memorial Hospital’s Resource Crisis in a Letter

Article: The Globe and Mail – Fellow Canadians: Visit British Columbia at your own risk

Video: Global News – These are significant actions’: B.C. government promises help for busy Surrey hospital

Medical staff at Surrey Memorial Hospital and Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre